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  • Intellectual Property Management in R&D Collaborationsby Martin A. Bader

    Physica-Verlag HD 2006; US$ 139.46

    With this work, Martin Bader examines how companies can take an int- lectual property lead during the early stages of inter-firm research and - velopment (R&D) collaborations. Previously, little research has inves- gated the management of patents in the early phases of the innovation process. Furthermore, there is a dearth of research on patent management... more...

  • Innovation, Knowledge and Power in Organizationsby Theodora Asimakou

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book examines discourses of knowledge and innovation in post-industrial societies and knowledge-based organizations. The author investigates the value of knowledge and the question of innovation management in a fully commercial environment for a technology company. In contrast with most of the mainstream approaches to knowledge and innovation... more...

  • Driving Growth Through Innovationby Robert B. Tucker

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 22.95

    For many companies, mastering ?innovation? is a daunting challenge yet an urgent necessity. In this groundbreaking book, corporate innovation guru Robert B. Tucker offers a practical, straightforward approach you can use to design and implement a systematic, growth-generating innovation process that is right for your company or business unit. You'll... more...

  • User-Innovationby Viktor Braun; Cornelius Herstatt

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    Economic growth is highly dependent on technological progress and innovation, yet the sources from which these innovations originate are still largely misunderstood and untapped. Recent research has demonstrated that users, rather than manufacturers, are often a critical source of innovation in numerous fields from extreme sports to medical devices... more...

  • Research on the Management of Innovationby Andrew H. Van de Ven; Harold L. Angle; Marshall Scott Poole

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 64.99

    This is a reprint of a classic work of research on innovation first published in 1989. Resulting from the Minnesota Innovation Research Program (MIRP), the book includes a revised and expanded Preface and will complement the three other books growing out of the program, all published by Oxford-- The Innovation Journey (1999), Organizational Change... more...

  • Innovating at the Topby Roland Berger; Soumitra Dutta; Tobias Raffel; Geoffrey Samuels

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 65.00

    This book is a collection of eye-opening interviews with CEOs from major international corporations - Nokia, Unilever, Toyota and Bosch are just some of the many included. The CEOs discuss their innovative approaches to new challenges and opportunities in their business. A fascinating insight into the minds of global leaders. more...

  • Working on Innovationby Christophe Midler; Guy Minguet; Monique Vervaeke

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Since the mid-1980s, the development of competitive strategies based on intensive innovation has deeply transformed the design of new products and services. Much has been written about new methods and organizations that are likely to develop economically competitive and creative capacities in companies. But much less has been written about transformation... more...

  • Disaster and Developmentby Andrew E. Collins

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    Development to a large extent determines the way in which hazards impact on people. Meanwhile the occurrence of disasters alters the scope of development. Whilst a notion of the association of disaster and development is as old as development studies itself, recent decades have produced an intensifying demand for a fuller understanding. Evidence of... more...

  • The Economics of Persistent Innovation: An Evolutionary Viewby Christian Bas; William Latham

    Springer US 2009; US$ 160.92

    William Latham Christian Le Bas Persistence of firm innovative behavior became an important topic in applied industrial organization with the publication of the seminal empirical work of P. Geroski and his colleagues (1997). Evidence that firms innovate persistently has led previous studies to focus on the determinants of innovation persistence and... more...

  • Innovation Nationby Leonard Brody; Wendy Cukier; Ken Grant; Matt Holland; Catherine Middleton; Denise Shortt

    Wiley 2009; US$ 38.00 US$ 33.50

    From developing Java and the Blackberry to defining the specifications for XML, Canadians have blazed trails in the world's most innovative companies. Canadians have also risen to the top of the largest technology firms, providing a CEO for Yahoo!, Jeff Mallet, and eBay's first president, Jeff Skoll. This sets the stage for Innovation Nation , a... more...